Address: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Grahamstown, is near Observatory Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Grahamstown

Half way through at Kwantu game reserve

A travel blog entry by beckybkdean on May 05, 2015

1 comment, 24 photos

... did we know that there were lions only a two minute drive away from where we were working, which we found on our game drive afterwards. A couple of games of werewolf and it was time for a well earned rest.... And that brings me to today. Which has so far only consisted of a game drive in horrific fog. Having said that, we did still manage to see the pride of lions, even if it also meant seeing the brother and sister mating. And here we are, back to me being curled up in bed, avoiding the ...

My Big Cat (and a Buffalo) diary

A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants on Feb 10, 2014

3 comments, 5 photos

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A travel blog entry by jockmcconn on Apr 27, 2013

4 photos

... Saturday morning and it was a relief to leave the house and animals in her care. How nice not to have to put Bilbo in the kennels as originally planned.

We got to PE in good time and Erleen accompanied us to the airport, dropping us off and taking the car back to their house for the two weeks. Kathryn met us at OR Tambo and we then enjoyed a nice lunch at the ...

Another Dimension

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik on Dec 17, 2012

59 photos

... glint of ice white. The sea mist dances above the silence of the lagoon and the scene is one of elegant mystery.

My feet can bare the temperature of the lagoon, but I retreat immediately upon testing the icy temperature of the seawater. We resolve to go for a swim tomorrow, but it will be in the lagoon; not the sea.

We regretfully leave the beach. Everything feels as though it’s held in a silent void here. Problems seem to ...

On the road

A travel blog entry by thealfers on Sep 03, 2012

1 comment, 2 photos

After years of dreaming, months of planning and weeks of excruciating moving admin we are finally on the road.

The six month journey, which will see us visiting 12 countries across two continents, started off badly when we managed to get lost just 10 kilometres South of the Beyers Naude offramp in Johannesburg – somehow finding ourselves on the Golden highway to Soweto instead of the N1 South ...

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